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Man who led Laguna jailbreak in 2017 recaptured in Cavite

/ 04:03 PM December 09, 2018

SAN PEDRO CITY — A man facing illegal drug charges was rearrested on Sunday in Alfonso town in Cavite province, a year after he led a jailbreak in this city.

Supt. Giovannie Martinez, the city police chief, said Mark Joseph Varias, 27, was recaptured around 12:45 p.m. in Barangay (village) Kaytitinga 3.

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Martinez said Varias went into hiding and transferred locations in Cavite province for a year.

Varias reportedly led a jailbreak on May 22 last year by cutting the steel bars of the police’s detention cell here. He and five detainees escaped.

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The break led to the relief of the former city police chief and two other jail guards. /je

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